BookExpo America, Networking, & Author/Journalist Patti Davis

About Book Expo America and Steven Rosato

BookExpo America is the largest publishing event in North America for the Book Publishing industry that welcomes 25,000 industry professionals to the Javits Center in NYC from May 29 – June 1, 2013.  BookExpo for the first time is openly widely to welcome consumers to see the latest books and authors from the leading trade publishers in the US and the world.

Mr. Steven Rosato was named the Event Director of BookExpo America in December 2009.  Mr. Rosato has served as an executive with Reed Exhibitions for 18 years, working on a variety of events that included the launch of the highly successful New York ComicCon in 2007. Mr. Rosato has held multiple positions on BookExpo America since 1998 that include: Director of Sales, Director Strategic Accounts and Director of Industry Development. Away from work Steve’s time is devoted to his family with 2 young boys and coaching their sports teams.

About Patti Davis

Patti Davis is the author of eight books, including The Long Goodbye and The Lives Our Mothers Leave Us. She has written for Time, Newsweek, Ladies’ Home Journal, More, Harper’s Bazaar and Town and Country. She lives in Los Angeles where she runs a support group for family members of people with Alzheimer’s, called Beyond Alzheimer’s. She lives with a dog and a cat who frequently walks across the keyboard and turns her work into foreign languages.

Patti’s first work of fiction, Till Human Voices Wake Us, was self-published via’s self-publishing platforms, Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) and CreateSpace (CS).


Project Night Night and their efforts to put a new or slightly used children’s book in the hands of homeless children in shelters in the United States. Since 2005, they have hand-delivered more than 100,000 night night packages which include a stuffed animal, a blanket and a children’s book tucked inside a canvas night night bag. We encourage you to find out how you can donate to support their efforts today.

Read to Feed is a reading incentive service-learning program that offers global education opportunities and will foster in your children a love for reading, a passion to help others and a way to help create a better world.


About Jennifer S. Wilkov

Radio show Host Jennifer S. Wilkov is a #1 international best-selling award-winning author and the creator of the From Thought to Sales in 90 Days™ Book Process. Jennifer has supported first time and seasoned authors and writers with the writing, getting published and marketing of their book ideas and projects as well as the building of their platform to raise their visibility to readers and the media.

She is also an award-winning freelance writer (2009 Silver Eddie Award for an article featured in Marie Claire April, 2009 issue) who has been quoted and whose writings have appeared in national magazines and newspapers.

Jennifer has sat on Boards of Advisors and spoken at major industry events including the New York Center for Independent Publishing, the American Society of Journalists and Authors, RT Booklovers Convention, Writers for New Orleans, Self-Publishing Book Expo and BookExpo America.

Through the years, Jennifer’s works have been endorsed by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Robert Allen, Barbara De, publicists, literary agents, publishers, many in the field of green book publishing, her martial arts Senseis in Shintaido and Aikido, and many more.

Jennifer is also the Host and Executive Producer of the Your Book Is Your Hook! Show on WomensRadio. Your Book Is Your Hook! is designed to serve and support authors, writers and readers of books and other writing mediums. It showcases industry professionals and authors who share insights, experiences and wisdom about writing, marketing and publishing your book and beyond including Hollywood film, television, radio and more..


  1. Jennifer S. Wilkov, it was special to hear Steve Rosato’s modest appraisal of the (just ended) 2013 Book Expo America and Patti Davis’s measured assessment about her career as a writer.